26 years experience in M&A advisory (5 years in leading M&A bank institution, 5 years at EY corporate Finance) + 2 years in strategy consultancy.
Managed more than 100 transactions ranging from large caps (ex France Telecom, Disney, etc) to small caps.
Leader of the Transports & Logistics Industry Group.
Graduated from Aix-Marseille University in International Business and Finance and an MSc in Financial Engineering from Kedge Business School. During his studies he was brought to work with the teams of Sinopia Asset Management (HSBC), of Allianz AG in Munich, then in merger-acquisition for 8 years within different teams dedicated to SMEs, notably in London than Paris and accompanied numerous external growth operations in the United Kingdom on behalf of large groups before specializing in valuation for SMEs in regulatory, litigation, or transactional contexts.
Graduated Audit & Finance, ESC Tours.
A long-standing member of the executive boards of the Beer Industry Global leader AB INBEV over 17 years in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain as Finance Director & President of AUXINDAL SA Bank in France.
Executive Partner of MBA Capital (M&A advisory) in France for 8 years.
French, English fluent, mother language French.
Prior to joining MBA Capital (Board Member of M&A Worldwide), Nicolas successfully carried out national and international M&A transactions through long-standing management positions in the international Brewing Industry with global brands as Stella Artois, Budweiser, Leffe, Beck’s, Jupiler, Labatt, Corona …
20 years experience in M&A, with 40 deals performed with AB INBEV and 20 with MBA Capital with a Food & Beverage focus.
After 14 years as a chartered consultant and business consulting, became specialized in 1990 in business transfer and business transfer advice for SMEs of 20 to 200 people.
5 years Director of Key Accounts and Corporate Finance (NATEXIS Nantes, ING Paris, CIC Lyon). M&A adviser since 2000. Florent Charlet is a TRANSPORT / LOGISTICS consultant for M&A WORLDWIDE.
Simon is a graduate of the Grande Ecole Finance programme at Kedge Business School.
Prior to joining MBA Capital, Simon worked in Dior’s Controlling Central team and at BDO Luxembourg on legal and contractual audits.
Graduated from Audencia Business School with a master’s degree, Laurent has over 30 years of experience in financial advisory for small to medium-sized companies, with various positions in major European banks like SocGen (London), Barclays, and HSBC France (Paris). Appointed Senior Banker with HSBC MidCap.
HSBC Global Banking and Markets: Corporate Coverage for Large Caps (CAC 40 or private groups) with a focus on Automotive (Renault / Michelin) and Healthcare (Sanofi / Servier).BNP Paribas Germany (Corporate & Investment Banking): Corporate Coverage on Mid Caps (Mittelstand)/Emerging Markets.
Franck-William Fargier has advised private shareholders, industrial groups, and investment funds in more than 40 transactions. In particular, he has a strong experience in Wholesale and Retail activities, Industry, and business services. Franck-William is a graduate of the ISG and a member of the SFAF – French.
MBA in Corporate Finance. Business school in France, internships in France and in the US.
Working experience at MBA Capital, in M&A and valuation > 9 years. National and international.
Deals in various sectors.
Helped the secretary and treasurer of M&A Worldwide from 2013 to 2019.
13 years of operational experience in then assisting SMEs / SMIs; 10 years in private equity; Director of Investments at Fortis Private Equity France.
Currently advising small and midcap companies looking for global performance improvement, strategy definition, new business opportunities, resources alignment within MBA Capital, one of the leading French M&A consultancy networks.
Bertrand KNIPPER, a graduate of the Institut Technique de Banque, has 20 years of banking experience in corporate finance, large accounts, and SMEs, as well as in equity investments in SMEs.
Graduated from IEP Paris and a DEA Business Law from PANTHEON SORBONNE.
Bernard LECHAT began his professional career in 1982 at HEWLETT PACKARD where he held positions of administrative and financial responsibility, then Sales and Marketing.
Responsible for MBA Capital in Caen.
More than 16 years of the M&A business.
35 years of experience in the SME / SMI sector, including 15 in French and American banks. Creation of Le Blay et Associés in 1992.
IT consultant for M&A WORLDWIDE.
25 years’ experience in leading banking institutions in Western France, particularly in the financing of SMEs and large companies, both up and down the balance sheet, Private Banking, and M&A Consulting.
Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor since 2014.
Rich and diversified journey: – within investment structures: Private Equity investor, in regional Reference Venture Capital Companies: Investments of 200 K € to 8 M € in the capital of PME PMI of the “Grand-Ouest” region (Brittany, Country Loire, Normandy, Loire valley center, Poitou Charente, Limousin) – in regional banks, in the West and then in the Center region, as director of financial and social engineering. Now in the field of advice and assist managers, in particular in their disposal projects, external growth, fundraising, mobility- (re) organization of capital (entry or exit of shareholders), equity transactions.
Pierre Roux is an Agricultural Engineer (INA Paris-Grignon) and Doctor in Industrial Economics (École des Mines de Paris). Has worked for nearly 15 years in the Consulting departments at the top of the banks in France.
Graduate: Technical Institute of Bank Banking Agencies Department; Financial Engineering Department; Banking Establishment; Direction and Management Regional Venture Capital Company Takeover of Cabinet Jacques BAUX in 2008.
Graduate of the School of Management Sciences of the University of Quebec in Montreal (ESG)
Pierre joined in 2007 KNIPPER & PARTNERS, a member of the MBA Capital, where he assists Bertrand KNIPPER in the execution of his various mandates.